Protect Your Knees To Avoid Pain Later On

Protecting your knees while to avoid pain later on

Taking a few small steps toward protecting your knees when you are younger might help you avoid debilitating problems when you get older. 

 Studies have shown that nearly half of adults will get knee arthritis in at least one knee by age 85. For obese people, the risk is even greater.

 “Every time you take a step you apply three times your body weight to the knee,” said Dr. William J. Bryan, an orthopedic ...

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Case Study: ADHD Helped With Chiropractic Care

In the October 2004 issue of the peer-reviewed research publication, the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (JMPT), comes a case study of a child with ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder), who was helped with chiropractic.

The case was of a 5 year old boy who had been diagnosed with ADHD at age 2. The child’s pediatrician prescribed methylphenidate (Ritalin), Adderall, and Haldol for the next 3 years. The combination of drugs was unsuccessful in helping the child.

At age 5 the child was ...

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Arthritis Patients Turn to Chiropractic

The Annals of Internal Medicine (of all places) published the results of a survey of 232 people who had arthritis and were under a rheumatologists care.  Of those 63% responded to the survey by saying they were using some form of “complementary care” as named by the study.  Of those people 31% were using chiropractic.  These numbers may themselves be grossly under reported as only 45% of the patients told their doctor about using the other forms of care.

These reported ...

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Alternative Medicine Becoming Mainstream?

 The above was the headline of a July 1, 2005 story appearing in the Daily News Central from Las Vegas Nevada. A similar report also appeared on the June 30, 2005 WebMD website. The stories reported that a Consumer Reports survey of more than 34,000 of their readers were asked to rank the treatments that worked best for them. 

According to those who responded to the survey, hands-on treatments, such as chiropractic, worked better than conventional treatments for such conditions as ...

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Case Study: Abnormal Sleeping Patterns Helped With Chiropractic

 A case study published in the July 2006 issue of the peer-reviewed, scientific publication, the Journal of Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics (JCCP) documented the effects of chiropractic care on a nine month old infant girl with a history of disturbed sleep. The JCCP is the official publication of the Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics of the International Chiropractors Association.

The study article starts off by noting that the average 9 month old should sleep approximately 14 hours per day.  In this case study ...

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